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Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle

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Opponents of populist Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr launch their own Baghdad sit-in. Pro-Iran Coordination Framework says it will hold an "indefinite sit- in" to speed up the formation of a new government to end months of deadlock. Earlier in the day, thousands of supporters of al- Sadr gathered for Muslim weekly prayers near parliament inside the normally secure Green Zone.
2 months ago·Baghdad, Iraq

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Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle

Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups rallied in Baghdad on Friday to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed the parliament last month and have since been holding a sit-in outside the assembly building in the Iraqi capital.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Rivals rally in politically deadlocked Iraq

Thousands of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s followers prayed outside parliament on Friday in a show of support for the populist leader

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Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle

Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups have rallied in Baghdad to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed the parliament last month and have since been holding a sit-in outside the assembly building in the Iraqi capital

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle

Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups rallied in Baghdad on Friday to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed the parliament last month and have since been holding a sit-in outside the assembly building in the Iraqi capital.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Rival Iraq protests underscore inter-Shiite power struggle

BAGHDAD — Supporters of Iran-backed Shiite groups rallied in Baghdad on Friday to denounce their rivals, followers of an influential Shiite cleric who stormed the parliament last month and have

2 months ago·United States
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Rival Sit-ins Deepen Iraq Political Deadlock

Rival sit-ins deepen Iraq political deadlock

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